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AAA opens first-of-its-kind location in Oklahoma 

Leaders from throughout the country to join local dignitaries for special event

What:  With plenty of winter still ahead, the organization known for rescuing 40,000 stranded motorists across the state annually, now has a new and unique way to keep Oklahomans safe. 

AAA is opening its first Car Care, Insurance and Travel Center in Oklahoma, the only location of its kind in a five-state region including Texas, Kansas, Nebraska and South Dakota. AAA leaders and local dignitaries will attend the official ribbon-cutting program. 

When: Thursday, interviews 10 – 11:45 a.m.; formal program at 11 a.m.


Where: AAA’s Northwest Oklahoma City Car Care, Insurance and Travel Center, 6163 N. May Ave.


Who: Tom Wiedemann, President & CEO AAA Club Alliance (which operates locally as AAA Oklahoma)

Jared Peterson, Regional President, AAA Oklahoma

Carri Hicks, Oklahoma State Representative, District 40                                           


****With tricky travel conditions forecasted for Thursday and Friday, the timing couldn’t be better for advice on automotive safety during Oklahoma’s extreme weather.  Interviews are available with nationally-recognized AAA automotive leaders, video and tour opportunities at the new 10,800-square foot location.


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On Tuesday, October 17, 2017, AAA and TEDx Wilmington held the first TEDx Salon dedicated to ideas worth spreading in transportation.

This event had:

  • 12 live talks given by 13 speakers
  • 368 people in attendance at the live event
  • More than 7,500 viewed the event online through Livestream, viewing events, and on the AAA Associate network
  • Online viewers came from all 50 states and approximately 30 countries around the world

View a slideshow from the event

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